Transcribed by Judy Benson
& Ivy Benoit. While we have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be
some typographical errors
Will of Patrick Kinsella from Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages 578-579 probate year 1917
In re |
Patrick Kinsella deceased.
Jobs Cove July 5th 1916. In the name of God Amen I Patrick Kinsella of Jobs Cove Newfoundland do hereby declare that I am ill of body but sound of mind and being anxious to settle my affairs I do hereby declare the following to be my last will and testament viz I give and bequeath unto my wife Bridget Kinsella the full amount of money as credited to me in the Savings Department of the Bank of Montreal St. John’s N.F. at the time of my death. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Nellie Kinsella the full amount of money as credited to my account in the Newfoundland Savings Bank St. John’s at the time of my death. It is, understood however that the aforesaid Bridget Kinsella and the aforesaid Nellie Kinsella will give in proportionate shares the sum of one hundred Dollars $100.00 to my executor to be used for church purposes as he thinks fit.
I further give and bequeath unto my wife Bridget Kinsella my house and all my personal belongings in the house I further give and bequeath unto my wife Bridget Kinsella & unto my daughter Nellie Kinsella an equal share of the land on the front with my son Andrew to whom I give and bequeath half the land as he now works it. I give and bequeath further to my son Andrew my cattle and horse and carriage it being understood however that I wish the other members of my family to have the use of the horse & carriage
I give and bequeath unto my sons Timothy & Michael all lands as they have possession of and cultivate at the time of my death. I hereby declare & appoint the Rev. Edward O’Brien to be the executor of this my last will and testament after my death I further hereby do empower the said Rev. Edw. O’Brien to withdraw all monies from the aforesaid Banks of Montreal & Newfoundland Savings Bank after my death The aforesaid last will and testament has been read over to me and I fully understand its contents and I hereby declare any previous will to be null and void. Signed by me in the presence of the undersigned witnesses on this fifth day of July A.D. 1916. - Patrick Kinsella - Witnesses (Rev) Edw. O’Brien Winifred Dwyer.
Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
(Listed in the margin of this will)
to (Rev) Edw
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